Cycling and Denmark go hand in hand. It’s a small country with enchanting islands, fairly flat and the cities are designed for cyclists. Fyn and neighboring islands are popular for cycling with quiet roads and beautiful scenery, numerous castles and an archipelago that will astound. Did we mention the cycling is excellent?

 

Location

Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark

Day 1

Odense

Odense, Denmark

Day 2

Svendborg

Svendborg, Denmark

Day 3

Svendborg

Svendborg, Denmark

Day 4

Faaborg

Faaborg, Denmark

Day 5

Faaborg

Faaborg, Denmark

Day 6

What’s Included in the Cost of Your Trip?

INCLUDED IN REGULAR TRIP

6 nights hotels
All breakfasts and 1 dinner
Luggage transfers
Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
GPS route info via RideWithGps app
Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
Area manager available on call throughout the tour
Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits

Not Included

train travel to and from Copenhagen is additional and booked by client

Particulars

EVENT DATES

Any start date between April 1 and October 31
Custom trips also available.

TOTAL DAYS

7 days / 6 nights with 6 days biking

ARRIVE / DEPART

Copenhagen / Faaborg

ACTIVITY LEVEL

Moderate

TERRAIN

Flat and scenic

COST

Classic Accommodation: US $2,550pp
Single Supplement: US $570

Luxe Accommodation: US $3,250pp
Single Supplement: US $790

Bike Rentals

Hybrid or Racing Bikes: US$280

E-Bikes: US$480

E-bikes are generally available but are on an ‘on request basis ‘ and will be confirmed on receipt of your booking registration. E-bikes provided are the best rentals available in the region. Our regular fleet of hybrid and race bikes are fun to ride and light and fast, but if having an e-bike will make your trip, we’ll do our best to provide. E-bike rentals are non-refundable.

Please note: Final itinerary is subject to revision; any changes made are done so in an attempt to provide the best possible trip given route conditions and available services. Due to the nature of our business and exchange rates, prices are subject to change. All prices quoted are U.S. dollars but we gladly accept payment in Canadian dollars also. If you have any questions before making your reservation, please contact us at info@randonneetours.com or by telephone at 604.730.1247.
Your tour begins from Copenhagen which is well-served by international airlines. We will provide you more information with your confirmation package.

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Day 1

Arrival in Copenhagen

Arrive to Copenhagen and enjoy an afternoon bike ride to explore the surrounding region. Copenhagen is a fantastic city of course and you could spend days here. Enjoy an evening in the city strolling the waterfront and choose from many superb restaurants. Ride Distance: 34km; 120m or 47km; 100m

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Day 2

Copenhagen to Odense

Depart Copenhagen by train for the city of Fyn (Funen) in the peninsula of Hindsholm. On arrival, meet your bikes and you can set off cycling through a region filled with castles. Have lunch in the port city of Kerteminde and then continue back to Odense, birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson. Visit the new museum dedicated to him, stroll the town and enjoy dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants. Ride Distance: 46km; 200m

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Day 3

Odense to Svendborg 

Depart Odense embarking on a scenic castle route. Cycle through the charming town of Ringe to Edeskov castle, one of Europe’s best preserved Renaissance water castles, dating to 1554. Stop at Broholm Castle, an impressive 12th-century fortress surrounded by lush rolling hills. Delve into an absorbing journey through Denmark’s centuries-old history, discovering tales of the kings, queens, and the Ulfeldt, Skeel, and Sehested family sagas associated with this storied castle.

Ride into Svendborg, a delightful town blending maritime tradition with an old-world ambiance. Take leisurely moments to explore artisan shops and quaint cafés before reaching your accommodation for the next two nights – the Luxe trip stays at Stella Maris, an elegant boutique hotel perched on the scenic Svendborg Sound. Ride Distance: 44km; 200m* or 75km; 375m. *with train transfer from Odense to Kvaerndrup

 

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Day 4

Svendborg

After a delicious breakfast, embark on a cycling journey from Svendborg into the Danish archipelago. Marvel at the verdant woodlands and untamed coastal beauty of Tåsinge island, passing by castles and picturesque rural villages. Visit Troense, a charming sea-side village adorned with 18th-century half-timbered houses.

Enjoy lunch at Valdemars Slot, a 13th-century castle, offering breathtaking views of Svendborg Sound and the South Fyn Archipelago. On clear days, the vistas extend as far as Kiel in Northern Germany. For those wanting a longer ride, continue to enchanting Langaland Island, providing a picturesque glimpse into Denmark’s historical nobility era. Ride Distance: 40km; 240m or 70km; 345m

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Day 5

Svendborg to Faaborg

Today, embark on a ferry journey to Ærø Island. Ærøskøbing, with its cobblestone lanes, half-timbered houses is renowned as the best-preserved eighteenth-century town in Denmark.

It’s known as the fairytale island, considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country, with a laid-back vibe that has undergone a youthful renaissance in recent years with a push towards organic farming, and artisans moving in to produce beer, whisky, soaps and all kinds of art, and even hand-rolled cigars.

Before departing the island, explore the Vester Mill, a thatched windmill dating back to the 1800s. From the charming portside town of Soby, board a ferry to return to Fyn and the town of Faaborg. The Luxe trip stays at the luxurious Relais & Chateau property of Falsled Kro.  Ride Distance: 55km; 375m

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Day 6

Faaborg

From Faaborg, ride a route that is popular with locals through the ‘South Funen Alps’, but even the highest point in Funen is only at 128m – they call this the Queen’s View and it does provide a magnificent view. Ride past  Sandholt Slot (castle) and then back in Faaborg, stroll the quaint streets before another fabulous dinner. Ride Distance: 51km; 400m

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Day 7

Depart for onward travel.

Classic

66 Guldsmeden, Copenhagen

This relaxed boho hide-away hotel is located in the Montmartre area. Interesting restaurants and cafes in the neighborhood make staying here fun.


Hotel Knudens Gaard, Odense

Formerly a farm from centuries ago, the hotel started in 1954 and has been regularly updated. Now a 4-star hotel with pleasant restaurant.


Hotel Svendborg, Svendborg

This 4-star hotel in the center of town is just 500 m from Svendborg museum. Their restaurant serves classic Danish and French dishes.


Hotel Faaborg Fjord, Faaborg

Across from a beach along the Faaborg Fjord, this contemporary hotel is 2 km from the Faaborg Museum.


Luxe

Kong Arthur Hotel, Copenhagen

This 4-star hotel boasts a grand building set on a secluded cobblestoned alley, near the peaceful Copenhagen lakes. The hotel has a cozy sitting room with fireplace and airy conservatory dining area. Bedrooms are uniquely decorated and featuring chic Danish design. A great spot with three fine restaurants.


Hotel Odeon, Odense

A 2-minute walk from the Hans Christian Andersen Museum, this contemporary 4-star hotel’s excellent location ensures you are close to everything on foot. There is an excellent restaurant on site and the rooms and amenities are luxurious.


Stella Maris, Svendborg

Overlooking Svendborg Sound, this upscale hotel in a country manor house has a bright restaurant featuring French/Danish cuisine, plus a relaxed bar and wine cellar.


Falsled Kro, Faaborg

This classic Danish hotel is a member of Relais & Chateaux and boasts a whitewashed, thatched roof design with Danish décor and lovely surroundings. The restaurant has Denmark’s first Michelin star.


Trip starting at
USD $2,550